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Interim Curator of Special Projects -MHC Art Museum (#778)

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TITLE: Interim Curator of Special Projects                                                                                                                                         REPORTS TO: Weatherbie Curator of Education and Academic Programs and Associate Curator of Visual and Material Culture

Summary of position                                                                                                                                                                          This interim position will primarily assist the Curator of Education and Academic Programs and the Associate Curator of Visual and Material Culture with the Teaching with Art program as well as designated collection and exhibition projects. Teaching with Art duties will include assisting with the planning and facilitation of college class visits, and assisting with the planning and facilitation of college, community, and K-12 programs and events. Exhibition and collection duties will include assisting with external gift offers, upcoming exhibition-related projects, and working with curatorial interns on collections-related projects. This position will also assist with day-to-day operations of the curatorial and education departments as needed.  Occasional evening and weekend hours will be expected.

Dates of position

This temporary assignment position includes part-time hours from mid-November through December 2018, with potentially full-time hours from January through February 2019. Hours could extend into March 2019 depending upon the hiring date of a new Associate Curator.


Degree in art history or relevant area, and experience working in an art museum setting, with a preference for candidates with some academic museum experience; a broad knowledge of art history; excellent project management skills; experience teaching and working with faculty and students; strong writing and communications skills; ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-based environment as well as independently on multiple projects as needed; experience using collections database programs (in particular the Mimsy database), Microsoft Office software including Excel, and document sharing using Google Drive; some training in art handling a plus. 


Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.